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Power of Dadhood Michael Byron Smith

Harnessing “The Power of Dadhood”

Michael Byron Smith offers to help new fathers become the dad his child needs in his book, The Power of Dadhood, which I found a worthy and inspirational read even for a veteran dad of two (ages 6 and 2) like me.

NYC Dads Group member Christopher Persley and his daughter.

On Same-Sex Marriage

Some of our City Dads Group contributors to weigh in with their thoughts on and reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges that declared same-sex couples have the right to marry and states must recognize such unions.


Having “The Talk” Down the Road

“Daddy, where do babies come from,” said the 5-year-old who had just been talking about Walt Disney World and thinking about the Octonauts.

How to Raise Adult Lythcott Haims

Avoid the Overparenting Trap

“How to Raise an Adult,” the new book by Julie Lythcott-Haims, teaches you to avoid raising a child devoid of the basic life skills because of your being overprotective.

Las Vegas Dads Group cities photo

Vegas Dads Get Their Dairy On

June is almost over, and that means so is National Dairy Month. Members of the Vegas Dads Group celebrated the glory of milk and cheese by visiting and touring Anderson Dairy.

Reverend Clementa Pinckney

Shooting, ‘Blackness’ Makes Father Fear for Daughter

Every day I think about the effect my skin color will have on my daughter’s life. The looks we receive, the way people talk to me. You’ve already witnessed some behavior that might well have been motivated by hate.

Kevin "Spike" Zelenka and twin boys

Reflecting Back on My Father’s Day

I got to spend the day with two toddlers who love me very much and show it constantly throughout the day. Just the extra second or two of a hug from either one of them puts me into an orbit of sheer pleasure that I didn’t know 365 days ago when I celebrated the same holiday.